Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Employee Benefits

It is important to note the data below represent the percent of employers providing benefits. Therefore, the number of employees at each firm is irrelevant.

Percent of Employers Providing Benefits
All Industries & Size Classes
2010
Firms that Employ
Full-Time Workers
Firms that Employ
Part-Time Workers
All
Firms
Insurance
Medical Insurance 54% 11% 49%
Family Medical Insurance 46% 10% 42%
Dental Insurance 30% 9% 27%
Family Dental Insurance 28% 8% 26%
Vision Insurance 20% 6% 18%
Life Insurance 36% 10% 32%
Short Term Disability Insurance 20% 7% 18%
Long Term Disability Insurance 16% 5% 15%
Leave
Paid Vacation Leave 75% 16% 68%
Paid Sick Leave 41% 10% 38%
Paid Holiday Leave 68% 19% 62%
Consolidated Leave 10% 6% 9%
Retirement
Retirement Plan 48% 29% 44%
Defined Contribution Plan 44% 24% 40%
Defined Benefit Plan 7% 3% 6%
Plan type not indicated 3% 4% 5%
Note: The plan types listed above will not add to the total.  Some employers offer multiple types of retirement plans; therefore the types are not mutually exclusive.  
Other
Child Care Benefits 1% 1% 1%
Tuition/Education Assistance 14% 9% 13%
Bonuses 30% 17% 28%
Shifts 15% 16% 14%
Shift Differentials 6% 6% 6%

 

 

 

 

 




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